The price of local government in 2016: Village of Arenzville
That's an increase of 32.7 percent from 2015, when the village spent $1.02 million, or $6,869 per household.
Arenzville has 148 households and a population of 1,175.
Since 2001, the Village of Arenzville budget has grown by 72.8 percent, from $780,858. The village population has grown 180.4 percent over the same period, from 419.
Salaries accounted for 6.3 percent of village spending in 2016. Arenzville property taxpayers paid $84,883 for two full-time employees and four part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had one full-time employee and 30 part-time employees, and spent $72,967.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.